In episode 2 we follow three more students as they develop their own game and face a professional interview to discover if they have the skills, passion and ambition to make them stand out as a game dev star. This week we meet Tamara “Tami” Tanasescu of Edinburgh’s Herriot-Watt University, Sam Cipolat from the University of Hull and Robin Van Nunen of NHTV.
Follow the journey of applicants in the coding competitions to discover if they have the skills, passion & ambition that the games industry is looking for.
We’re proud to be sponsoring the TIGA Awards and excited to announce that we’re a finalist for two awards! Taking place on Thursday 10th November, the TIGA Awards recognise talent and excellence within the games industry at a prestigious awards ceremony in London, attended by industry leaders and the media. Award categories cover both the […]
Join us as we follow the stories of those taking part in Search For A Star, one of the toughest student games dev competitions around, and get a glimpse behind the scenes at what it takes to work in the games industry.
We catch up with Anthea van Leeuwen, now interning at Sumo Digital in Sheffield after winning our Sumo Digital Rising Star competition.
Apply now to take part in challenges modelled on real industry processes, develop a portfolio piece to a professional brief, and gain invaluable direct insights from games professionals.
EGX Rezzed 2016 sees over 75,000 gamers gather together for the “UK’s Biggest Ever Games Event.” With over 200 playable games featured at this year’s event, EGX is the “largest showcase of indie games in the world.” Amongst the indie devs this year, were 18 graduate game development teams from across the UK who were invited to […]
Last week we headed to London for the annual Women in Games Awards. Co-hosted by MCV and the Women in Games (WIGJ) organisation, and celebrates the achievements of women working in the games industry. This year’s event honoured the Top 30 Women in Games as well as naming the winners of six individual awards. Hosted […]
Founded in 2003 and based in Sheffield, Sumo Digital have since expanded to Nottingham and Pune, India and have worked with multiple high profile clients.
After winning the Rising Star competition last year, Yan Knoop has now become the second person ever to win Search for a Star for the second year in a row.